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Russian Army Waiting For A Fifth-generation ICBM

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    Full Story: DefenceDog: Russian Army Waiting For A Fifth-generation ICBM

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    The work will be the State Missile Center of Makeyev (Miass, Chelyabinsk region). Experts said the new missile, in particular, laid such new requirements, so that it can guarantee to overcome any missile defense system (including the cosmic shock train). " At the same time provided a deep and modernization of existing silo launchers of heavy ICBMs, which suggests their technological improvement, as well as a new qualitative level of fortification of protection with the creation of passive and active site-missile defense. This will make it possible the times to increase the vitality of silo launch installations from the action of enemy by both the conventional high-precision weapons and to nuclear.

    As told Izvestia, a military-industrial complex, the choice Makeyev Design Bureau - the traditional developer sea ballistic missile strategic purpose - due to several factors. Chief among them - the company has experience building large liquid engines, capable of carrying a large payload, and also has a production plant in Krasnoyarsk, which now is one of the most successful Russian naval ballistic missiles RSM-54 "Blue". Complete work on new missile to be completed by 2018.